Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after car park stabbing

Hornchurch stabbing

A woman is in hospital after being stabbed today - June 28 - in a car park in Hornchurch. A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. - Credit: MPS

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in Hornchurch.

Police were called just after 4.10pm today - June 28 - to reports of a stabbing at the Sainsbury's car park in Billet Lane.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and a woman, believed to be 18, was found with knife injuries.

She was taken to hospital; officers are awaiting an update on her condition.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 4.11pm today (June 28) to reports of a stabbing on High Street, Hornchurch.


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"We sent an ambulance crew and an incident response officer. We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance. 

"A woman was treated at the scene and taken to a hospital as a priority."

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A 27- year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder.

A crime scene remains in place as officers continue their investigation.

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